HANNIBAL, Mo. – Nationally known kaleidoscope makers Steve and Peggy Kittelson of Clermont, Iowa, will offer a three-hour kaleidoscope-making workshop beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, June 29, at Cave Hollow West Winery in the Mark Twain Cave Complex, Highway 79 South.
Participants will come away from the workshop with a completed kaleidoscope and deeper knowledge of the principles and techniques used to create them. The Kittelsons will lead participants through the kaleidoscope-making process, including assembling the scope and mirror system, choosing between oil-filled and dry cells, creating the intricate kaleidoscope images and assembling the kaleidoscope.
Cost for the class is $150 which includes all materials. Participants may wish to bring additional small charms or small pieces of colored glass to use in the cells. Two people may attend as a pair and make one scope for one cost. The workshop is limited to eight participants.
Minimum age is 12 years old. No experience is necessary.
Registration for the workshop can be made by contacting the Hannibal Arts Council at (573) 221-6545.